for February 11, 2016


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Vol. XXVIII No. 5                                                                               217th Legislature $ First Annual Session



Nominations Advise and Consent:


      Gary D. Wodlinger, of Millville.

      John R. Tassini, of Brielle.

      William  Anklowitz, of West Windsor.

Bills Introduced:

S1322    Turner,S    Innovation zone prog.-estab.   REF SEG

S1323    Turner,S    Pub. emp. pension fds.-concerns   REF SSG

S1324    Turner,S    Corp., outside US-proh investing pension   REF SSG

S1325    Turner,S    Neighborhood Scholar Revitalization Prog   REF SCU

S1326    Turner,S/Oroho,S    Domestic viol. witness-concerns testify   REF SJU

S1327    Turner,S    Invasion of privacy-upgrades crime   REF SJU

S1328    Turner,S    Sch. bus-clarify "sch zone" drug laws   REF SJU

S1329    Turner,S    Extended Sch. Day, Sch. Year Study Comm.   REF SED

S1330    Turner,S    Coll Student, Parent Consumer Info Act   REF SHI

S1331    Turner,S    Charter sch. estab.-voter approval req.   REF SED

S1332    Turner,S    Post-secondary ed instit-report emp data   REF SHI

S1333    Bucco,A.R.    Dyslexia website-req. DOE to estab.   REF SED

S1334    Kean,T/Barnes,P+4    Breweries sell beer-cert. farm markets   REF SEG

S1335    Kean,T/Barnes,P+3    Breweries-concerns restricted   REF SLP

S1336    Scutari,N    Hoverboards-clarifies   REF SLP

S1337    Kean,T/Barnes,P+3    Food-limited on brewery premises   REF SLP

S1338    Bucco,A.R.    Bedbug infestation prev.-estab procedure   REF SCU

S1339    Bucco,A.R.    Bedbug eradication svc-health care fac.   REF SHH

S1340    Bucco,A.R.    Bleacher Safety Act   REF SCU

S1341    Bucco,A.R.    Loc. Government Ethics Law   REF SCU

S1342    Bucco,A.R.    Resid devel fees-proh, natural disasters   REF SCU

S1343    Bucco,A.R.    Child care subsidy-concerns   REF SHH

S1344    Bucco,A.R.    Bone marrow donation-don't disqual minor   REF SHH

S1345    Bucco,A.R.    St.-funded health benf. plans-concerns   REF SHH

S1346    Bucco,A.R.    Managed care plans-req. valid referral   REF SCM

S1347    Bucco,A.R.    Ovarian cancer screening-prov. coverage   REF SCM

S1348    Bucco,A.R.    Lyme disease-codifies reporting req.   REF SHH

S1349    Bucco,A.R.+1    Hepatitis C, drug treatment ctr-concerns   REF SHH

S1350    Bucco,A.R.    Cancer research-dedicates cert. funding   REF SHH

S1351    Bucco,A.R.+1    Retail food estab.-donate unused goods   REF SHH

S1352    Bucco,A.R./Oroho,S    Post-Viability Prot. Act   REF SHH

S1353    Bucco,A.R.    Prop. Tax Reduction Work Act   REF SCU

S1354    Bucco,A.R.    Co, mun. veh-replace locks prior to sale   REF SCU

S1355    Bucco,A.R.    Baby-changing station-install, restrooms   REF SHH

S1356    Bucco,A.R.    Records custodian-not subject to penal.   REF SCU

S1357    Bucco,A.R.    St. aid, cert mun-concerns fire code reg   REF SCU

S1358    Barnes,P    Estate tax-incr. filing threshold   REF SBA

S1359    Bucco,A.R.+1    Svc dog, ret-access to housing for disab   REF SCU




Bills Introduced: (cont’d)


S1360    Bucco,A.R.    Smoke detector prog.-estab. in DCA   REF SCU

S1361    Bucco,A.R.    Multi-family dwelling-min. water charges   REF SEG

S1362    Bucco,A.R.    Highlands Prop. Tax Stabilization Fd.   REF SEN

S1363    Doherty,M    Spaying reduced-cost prog-disab. elig.   REF SEN

S1364    Bucco,A.R.    Highlands Water Prot Act-allow variances   REF SEN

S1365    Bucco,A.R.    Highlands Water Prot/Planning Act-revise   REF SEN

S1366    Bucco,A.R.    Compressed natural gas sch. buses-devel.   REF SEN

S1367    Bucco,A.R.    Water bill, late-interest after 30 days   REF SEG

S1368    Bucco,A.R.    Imposing a new fee-obtain Leg. approval   REF SEN

S1369    Bucco,A.R.    Storm water permits-proh. annual fee   REF SEN

S1370    Bucco,A.R.    Highlands Water Prot, Planning Act-amend   REF SEN

S1371    Turner,S    St. pension, annuity fds.-investment   REF SSG

S1372    Turner,S    Tobacco cessation benf.-Medicaid cover   REF SHH

S1373    Turner,S    Anti-tobacco prog.;$7.56M   REF SHH

S1374    Turner,S    Prof svc contract, cert-concern awarding   REF STR

S1375    Turner,S    Child support orders-concerns   REF SJU

S1376    Bucco,A.R.    Lake Hopatcong Comm.-changes memb.   REF SEN

S1377    Bucco,A.R.    Air qual., indoor ice arenas-standards   REF SEN

S1378    Turner,S    Pol contrib, by money manager-report fee   REF SSG

S1379    Turner,S    Svc/guide dogs-concerns NJT's treatment   REF STR

S1380    Bateman,C    Rescue squads-immunity from civil damage   REF SLP

S1381    Bateman,C    Sch. nurse certifications-concerns   REF SED

S1382    Gill,N    Body camera;law enforcement officer-reg   REF SLP

S1383    Gill,N    Reader Privacy Act-enacts   REF SCM

S1384    Gill,N    Asthma-friendly sch.-adopt policies   REF SED

S1385    Gill,N    Optical scan voting sys-req by 6/7/2016   REF SSG

S1386    Gill,N    Natl Guard memb-suspend interest pymt   REF SMV

S1387    Gill,N    Real Estate Installment Contract Act   REF SCM

S1388    Gill,N    Lic pub adjuster, cert-estab comp limits   REF SCM

S1389    Gill,N    Coin redemption machine-disclose fees   REF SCM

S1390    Gill,N    Orthotic, prosthetic appliances-cover   REF SCM

S1391    Barnes,P    Hearing aids-cert. audiologists dispense   REF SCM

S1392    Weinberg,L    Leg. influence-place restrictions   REF SSG

S1393    Weinberg,L    Long-Term Care Oversight Act   REF SHH

S1394    Weinberg,L    Vol. physicians, cert.-civil immunity   REF SHH

S1395    Weinberg,L    N. Princeton Devel. Ctr.-follow-up study   REF SHH

S1396    Weinberg,L    Wages, failure to pay-concerns procedure   REF SLA

S1397    Weinberg,L    Schedules That Work Act   REF SLA

S1398    Weinberg,L    Infertility-cover under cert insur plans   REF SCM

S1399    Weinberg,L    Lead poisoning-retailers post warnings   REF SCM

S1400    Weinberg,L    Charitable org info-publish on internet   REF SCM

S1401    Weinberg,L    Donated leave prog., St. emp.-concerns   REF SSG

S1402    Weinberg,L    Loc Govt Process Activities Disclosure   REF SCU

S1403    Weinberg,L/Whelan,J    Online voter regis.-secure website   REF SSG

S1404    Weinberg,L    Gov. affairs agents-concerns disclosure   REF SSG

S1405    Weinberg,L    Pub. sch-concerns instructional material   REF SED

S1406    Weinberg,L    Home-schooled children-med. exam req.   REF SED

S1407    Weinberg,L    PANYNJ prop.-pymts. in lieu of taxation   REF STR

S1408    Weinberg,L    Bus. entity-regulate campaign contrib.   REF SSG

S1409    Weinberg,L    Camp. contrib.-req. disclosure   REF SSG

S1410    Weinberg,L    Data Broker Acct. and Transparency Act   REF SCM

S1411    Weinberg,L    Abandoned child support pymts.-concerns   REF SJU

S1412    Weinberg,L    Pub. questions, cert. mun-revise statute   REF SCU

S1413    Weinberg,L/Oroho,S    Mun planning bds.-pub comment procedures   REF SCU

S1414    Doherty,M/Bateman,C    Raw milk permit prog.-estab.   REF SEG

S1415    Doherty,M    Med. used by students-concerns   REF SED

S1416    Doherty,M    Parental rights-no infringement   REF SJU

S1417    O'Toole,K    Madison Holleran Proper Reporting Act   REF SHI

S1418    O'Toole,K    St.-admin. pension sys.-benf. exemp.   REF SSG

S1419    Bateman,C/Oroho,S    Incarcerated indiv.-proh temp disab benf   REF SLA

S1420    Doherty,M    Body scans-violate St. statutes   REF SJU

S1421    Doherty,M    Vol fire companies-exemp charitable fees   REF SLP

S1422    Doherty,M    Body searches, cert.-third degree crime   REF SJU

S1423    Doherty,M    MV, inpection not req.-issue certificate   REF STR

S1424    Doherty,M    Massage, bodywork-remove sales tax   REF SBA

S1425    Doherty,M    Prop taxes, delinquent-credit tax refund   REF SCU

S1426    Doherty,M    Intestate prop. distrib.-concerns   REF SJU

S1427    Doherty,M    NJSPCA bd. of trustees-changes memb.   REF SEG

S1428    Doherty,M    SPCA-revises law, disposition of assets   REF SEG



Bills Introduced: (cont’d)


S1429    Doherty,M    SPCA-accountability req.   REF SEG

S1430    O'Toole,K    Bi-st. auth.-estab. good governance req.   REF SSG

S1431    O'Toole,K    St. & loc auth-estab good governance req   REF SSG

SCR55    Turner,S    St. constit. convention-prop. tax reform   REF SCU

SCR56    Turner,S    Tax loopholes-enact leg. elim. wasteful   REF SBA

SCR57    Pou,N    Communication Decency Act, 1996-amend.   REF SJU

SCR58    Doherty,M    Aiport advanced imaging tech-concerns   REF STR

SCR59    O'Toole,K    Keeping All Students Safe Act-Cong enact   REF SED

SCR60    Doherty,M    Judicial review, arbitration ruling-elim   REF SJU

SCR61    Gill,N    CATV-dedicate monies, assist elig sr cit   REF SEG

SCR1500    Sweeney,S/Turner,S+17    Min. wage-constit. amendment to raise   REF SLA

SJR31    Bucco,A.R.    Constitution Wk.-desig. Sept 17 thru 23   REF SSG

SJR32    Bucco,A.R.    Hypophosphatasia Awareness Wk-October   REF SHH

SJR33    Bucco,A.R.    Rare Disease Awareness Day-Feb, last day   REF SHH

SJR34    Pou,N    Tax preparers-estab. task force to reg.   REF SCM

SJR35    Doherty,M    Civil War Vet Recognition Mo-desig May   REF SMV

SR23    Gill,N    Health Insur. Exchange Implementation   REF SCM

SR24    Turner,S    Poverty level, official-update and revis   REF SHH


S708    Gordon,R/Weinberg,L    PANYNJ Transparency Acct. Act   To Sa (Kean)

S708    Gordon,R/Weinberg,L    PANYNJ Transparency Acct. Act   To Table (Weinberg) (21-13)

Bills Passed:

S92    Whelan,J    Overseas Resid Absentee Voting-revise   (35-0)

S96    Whelan,J/Allen,D+1    Gubernatorial election campaigns-finan.   (35-0)

S180 Sca (1R)    Bateman,C/Weinberg,L+1    Crime Victim's Bill of Rights-revises   (32-0)

S218 Sca (1R)    Holzapfel,J+3    Firearm w/in access to minor-incr. penal   (32-0)

S342 Scs (SCS)    Kean,T/Beck,J+4    Loc. officials-trans. to St. Ethics Comm   (28-0)

S708    Gordon,R/Weinberg,L    PANYNJ Transparency Acct. Act   (25-9)

S816    Weinberg,L/Codey,R+1    Handguns, personalized-sell by retailers   (21-13)

S976    Gordon,R/Beck,J    Clinical labs.-reg. rules, qual control   (35-0)

S977    Lesniak,R/Sarlo,P+2    Animals threatened w/extinction-concerns   (32-0)

S978    Lesniak,R/Sarlo,P+2    Animal parts/products-proh. transp.   (33-0)

S984    Smith,B    Solar Roof Installation Warranty Prog.   (23-11)

S987    Smith,B    St Oceanographer-estab. position   (34-0)

S988    Smith,B/Whelan,J+1    Wind energy proj., qual.-BPU approval   (23-11)

S992    Weinberg,L/Sweeney,S+8    Women-concerns equal pay   (28-4)

S993    Vitale,J/Pou,N+5    Suppl. Nutrition Assist. Prog-time limit   (34-0)

S995 Sca (1R)    Barnes,P+2    Uniform Interstate Family Support Act   (35-0)

SCR38    Cruz-Perez,N/Pou,N    Puerto Rico Chapter 9 Uniformity Act   (33-0)

SCR47    Gordon,R/Vitale,J+2    Suppl. Nutrition Assist Prog-time limits   (35-0)

SJR11    Whelan,J/Oroho,S+1    Elections Tech. Study-13 memb task force   (35-0)

SR19    Sweeney,S/Ruiz,M+1    Career and Tech Ed Mo.-desig. Feb. 2016   (Voice)

Bills Returned Second Reading/Amended:

S86 ScaSa (2R)    Bucco,A.R./Sweeney,S+14    Sch. security-estab class three officers   (34-0) (Bucco)

S381 Sa (1R)    Codey,R/Barnes,P    Sch. dist. joining, cert. vol. assn-proh   (29-0) (Codey)

Bills Withdrawn From The Files:

S85    Bucco,A.R.    Christopher's Law-pontoon rental warning     FROM STR  

S300    Van Drew,J    Handgun permit-revise qualif.     FROM SLP      

S304    Van Drew,J/Bateman,C    Evidence tampering, cert.-enhance penal.     FROM SLP      

S310    Van Drew,J/Beach,J+2    Pupil Vet. Day activity-excused absence     FROM SED      

S1244    Vitale,J    Resid substance use fac-bed availability      FROM SHH  





Co-Sponsors Added:

S86 ScaSa (2R)   (Addiego,D; Madden,F)    Sch. security-estab class three officers

S96   (Gordon,R)    Gubernatorial election campaigns-finan.

S173   (Bucco,A.R.)    Juv. records, prosection-auth. use

S180 Sca (1R)   (Beck,J)    Crime Victim's Bill of Rights-revises

S249   (Bucco,A.R.)    Fireman cert.-raises max. elig. age

S268   (Bucco,A.R.)    Sr. cit. or vet. id theft-incr. penal.

S307   (Bucco,A.R.; Cruz-Perez,N)    Vet. Treatment Court Pilot Prog.-estab.

S308   (Bucco,A.R.)    Pub. meetings-display flag/recite pledge

S334   (Bucco,A.R.)    Charitable contrib thru income tax-allow

S342 Scs (SCS)   (Allen,D)    Loc. officials-trans. to St. Ethics Comm

S486   (Bucco,A.R.)    Sex offenders-registration req.

S488   (Bucco,A.R.)    Loc. units of govt. incr. min. wage-proh

S889 Sca (1R)   (Cunningham,S)    New Jobs for NJ Act

S977   (Allen,D)    Animals threatened w/extinction-concerns

S978   (Allen,D)    Animal parts/products-proh. transp.

S988   (Gordon,R)    Wind energy proj., qual.-BPU approval

S992   (Allen,D; Gordon,R)    Women-concerns equal pay

S993   (Allen,D; Beck,J; Lesniak,R)    Suppl. Nutrition Assist. Prog-time limit

S995 Sca (1R)   (Bateman,C; Scutari,N)    Uniform Interstate Family Support Act

S1334  (Bateman,C; Bucco, A.R.; Oroho,S; Weinberg,L)   Breweries sell beer-cert. farm markets  

S1335  (Bateman,C; Bucco, A.R.; Weinberg,L)   Breweries-concerns restricted 

S1337  (Bateman,C; Bucco, A.R.; Weinberg,L)    Food-limited on brewery premises  

S1349  (Bateman,C)   Hepatitis C, drug treatment ctr-concerns  

S1351  (Bateman,C)   Retail food estab.-donate unused goods  

S1359  (Bateman,C)    Svc dog, ret-access to housing for disab  

SCR18   (Bucco,A.R.)    Sr. cit., disab-incr. prop tax deduction

SCR23   (Cruz-Perez,N)    Vets.-receive med. svcs. at non-VA fac.

SCR42   (Bateman,C)    Article V Convention-applies to Cong.

SCR47   (Allen,D; Beck,J)    Suppl. Nutrition Assist Prog-time limits

SR19   (Turner,S)    Career and Tech Ed Mo.-desig. Feb. 2016

Co-Prime Sponsors Added:

S158 Sca (1R)   (Cruz-Perez,N)    Angel Investor Tax. Cred Act-investments

S305   (Cruz-Perez,N)    Necessary care animal cruelty law-revise

S312   (Cruz-Perez,N)    Vet., homeless shelters-estab grant prog

S492   (Beach,J)    Sch shared svcs arrangements-implement

S500   (Beach,J)    Early Innovagion Inspiration Sch. Prog.

S628   (Cruz-Perez,N)    St. contracts-proh. cert. domestic corp.

S655   (Cunningham,S)    Minority recruitment prog.-estab.

S799   (Sweeney,S)    Sick leave, earned-concerns

S808   (Stack,B)    Cybersecurity Comm.-creates;$50K

S819   (Allen,D)    Cheerleaders, prof.-extend emp. prot.

S973   (Beach,J)    Early Childhood Innovation Act

S974   (Cruz-Perez,N)    Human milk banks-prov. for lic.

S975   (Stack,B)    Med Exam Bd-conduct internat crim check

S976   (Beck,J)    Clinical labs.-reg. rules, qual control

S977   (Sarlo,P)    Animals threatened w/extinction-concerns

S978   (Sarlo,P)    Animal parts/products-proh. transp.

S998   (Oroho,S)    Personal income tax's pension-incr.

S1018   (Cruz-Perez,N)    Personal care svc.-estab. Medicaid reimb

S1020   (Turner,S)    Fatal accident involving police-review

S1022   (Beach,J)    Arrest-search domestic viol. registry

S1036   (Gordon,R)    Hosp. bd. of trustees-concerns

S1040   (Lesniak,R)    Bus., cert.-proh. making camp. contrib.

S1045   (Pennacchio,J)    Pub body meetings-changes law addressing

S1046   (Pennacchio,J)    OPRA-makes cert. access changes

S1049   (Allen,D)    Domestic viol victim-reintegration prog.

S1052   (Lesniak,R)    Caregiver's Assistance Act

S1053   (Lesniak,R)    Garden St. Film & Digital Media Jobs Act

S1063   (Beach,J)    Domestic Viol., Abuse Task Force-creates

S1203   (Oroho,S)    Statewide intersch. sports prog-concerns

S1307   (Cruz-Perez,N)    Vet org.-exemp nonprofit corp filing fee

SCR53   (Gordon,R)    Crude-By-Rail Safety Act-urge Cong. pass

SJR21   (Vitale,J)    Individuals w/Disab Ed Act-amend

SJR27   (Madden,F)    Crossing Guard Appreciation Day-Oct. 9

SJR28   (Van Drew,J)    Pregnancy/Infant Loss Remembrance Mo.


Third Prime Sponsors Added:

S998   (Sweeney,S)    Personal income tax's pension-incr.


The Senate President has made the following reappointments:


*Effective February 11, 2016

Joint Budget Oversight Committee:


Senator Paul A. Sarlo (36).

Senator Loretta Weinberg (37).

Senator Anthony R. Bucco (25).


The Senate Minority Leader has made the following reappointments:


*Effective February 10, 2016

Joint Legislative Committee on Ethical Standards:


Frederick M. Herrmann, of Lawrenceville.

John J. Harper, of Convent Station.


The Senate adjourned at 4:45 PM to meet again on Tuesday, February 16, 2016 (SESSION/JOINT SESSION/Budget Message).


The Assembly did not meet.  The Assembly will meet on Tuesday, February 16, 2016 (JOINT SESSION/Budget Message).

Bills Passed Both Houses/Sent To Governor:


Bills Signed Into Law Since Last Session (2/8/2016):